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”I’m in love!” Actor Joel Edgerton confirms he’s welcomed his first child with his fashion editor partner, Christine Centenera

A huge congrats to the proud new parents.
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Joel Edgerton is officially a father! The famous A-list actor welcomed his first child with his long-term partner, Christine Centenera, 39, this week.

The proud filmmaker, 46, shared the exciting news during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, revealing his partner actually gave birth a few days ago in Sydney.

The Boy Erased director spoke with absolute admiration for his new bundle of joy, admitting he as so overwhelmed with love that he found it difficult to put his thoughts into words.

Joel and Christine are officially parents.

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“I just ran away from the hospital for a moment. I can’t even put it into words. I’m in love,” Joel told Oprah during an interview to promote his latest show The Underground Railroad on Amazon Prime.

However, the birth wasn’t without mandatory labour drama and Joel’s situation was like something out of a movie.

The star is currently filming a movie in Queensland, and he wasn’t sure if he would make it back to Sydney in time to see his partner, Vogue fashion director Christine, give birth.

“I was very nervous because I was working in Queensland, and there are some border issues with Sydney and Queensland that pop up.”

“I was getting very nervous that I’d get stuck,” recounted Joel.

“I was getting very nervous that I’d get stuck,” Joel confessed of making it back in time for the birth of his first child.

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Luckily, everything fell into place, and the Hollywood heavyweight was able to make it in time to witness the birth.

It seems like Joel’s film crew and team were going to do everything in their power to make sure he made it for this monumental life moment.

Joel proudly told Oprah how grateful he was to have such an amazing group of people around him.

Joel is also working on new projects.

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“I was working with some wonderful people who said, ‘We will move heaven and earth to make sure you don’t miss something this important,'” he said.

The Great Gatsby star has been in a relationship with A-list stylist and fashion editor Christine since 2018.

He’s previously dated Olympic runner Cathy Freeman, fashion designer Alexis Blakein and Bachelor star Juliette Herrera.

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